Mason Is a Source of In-Depth Information
Our university community is rich in knowledge about all aspects of the Ukraine-Russia war. We're sharing that knowledge with the world.
News organizations around the globe are turning to Mason's subject matter experts for information in such areas as:
- The role intelligence played in events leading up to the conflict, as well as its impact on the fighting.
- Russian President Vladimir Putin's thought processes and agenda.
- The possibility of Russia's use of chemical weapons in its assault.
- The impact of the war on global and U.S. markets.
- How Russian oligarchs, real estate, and money laundering factor into the wider conflict.
If you have questions, we have answers. We're here to keep our community, the nation, and the world informed about what's happening and how it affects you.
Carter School Peace Week Presents: After One Year: Ukraine War Analysis and Prospects
Join us for this all-day Virtual event
Friday, February 24, 2023, 9 AM - 5 PM ET.
Special Guest Romantsova Oleksandra, Executive Director of the Center for Civil Liberties, will speak about her organization in her presentation: "Center for Civil Liberties, Laureate of The Nobel Peace Prize 2022."
Online Speaker Series: Russia's War on Ukraine in Historical Perspective
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences has produced a 12-part series covering the war in Ukraine, pulling in experts from a variety of disciplines.
Discussions hosted by Mason’s Michael V. Hayden Center for Intelligence, Policy, and International Security.
War in Ukraine: Open Secrets
The Director's View: Russia & Ukraine
Ukraine Crisis: What It Really Means
Featured on the Access to Excellence Podcast
Alpaslan Özerdem, dean of the Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution explains the keys to effective peacebuilding.
Louise Shelley, a University Professor and director of Mason’s Terrorism, Transnational Crime and Corruption Center, explains the connections between Russia’s war in Ukraine and corruption and organized crime
Larry Pfeiffer, director of Mason’s Michael V. Hayden Center for Intelligence, Policy, and International Security explains Vladimir Putin’s real agenda in Ukraine and why China is taking notes.
- Economic Recovery in Ukraine during and after war - Dean Özerdem on Pritzker's appointment in the Kyiv IndependentSeptember 18, 2023
- March 23, 2023
- March 13, 2023
- October 18, 2022
- July 25, 2022
Listen, Learn, Watch
- Learn more about the Russian and Eurasian Studies program from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
- Explore the Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution, home to a variety of programs and initiatives related to conflict resolution.
- Watch How Historians Make Sense of the Present: Reflections on the Russo-Ukrainian War, an interview with Steven Barnes, the Director of Russian and Eurasian Studies in the Department of History and Art History.
- Listen to Steven Barnes interview Olesya Khromeychuk, the writer, historian, and author behind The Death of a Soldier Told by His Sister
Mason in the Media
George Mason University Schar School of Policy and Government professor Mark N. Katz is quoted in this article.
The substances used to develop chemical weapons are concealed easily and can be embedded within legitimate industries, said Gregory Koblentz, director of the Biodefense Graduate Program at George Mason University.